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Investigators: Germanwings Co-Pilot Tested Descent On Earlier Flight

Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz tested descents on earlier flights prior to crashing Germanwings flight 4U 9525.

May 6, 2015

Aggression, Not Just Depression, Led Co-Pilot To Crash Plane, Experts Say

In the preliminary accounts of Lubitz’s life before he killed himself and 149 others, they see a highly unstable and emotionally sensitive young adult who probably felt his world was coming apart.

April 5, 2015

Germanwings Co-Pilot Accelerated Plane Before Crash, Officials Say

The second black box recovered from the wreckage of Germanwings flight 4U9525 shows that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz accelerated the aircraft as it descended into the Alps.

April 3, 2015

Germanwings Co-Pilot’s Medical Records Given To Prosecutors

Prosecutors said the likelihood Lubitz struggled with psychological issues remains a central theory into his possible motive.

March 30, 2015

After Germanwings Crash, Airlines Revamp Security, Cockpit Rules

The cockpit door-locking system, which was designed after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in the United States, was intended to prevent suicidal terrorists from seizing control of jetliners, but may have had the unintended consequence of allowing a single pilot to do the same.

March 27, 2015

Damaged Black Box Sent For Analysis In Alps Plane Crash

A severely damaged cockpit voice recorder is one of the only leads in the fatal crash of Germanwings flight 4U 9525. The black box records sounds in the cockpit and could reveal information about the plane’s last moments.

March 25, 2015

French Crews To Resume Efforts At Dawn To Reach Germanwings Wreckage

Search crews planned to resume helicopter flights around dawn Wednesday to remote mountainside in southern France where a Germanwings Airbus A320 crashed after a rapid descent.

March 25, 2015

Germanwings Plane Crashes In French Alps; No Survivors

The cause of the crash, which occurred about midway through the flight, is unknown. German security officials said there was no initial evidence of terrorism.

March 24, 2015

Navy Confirms ‘Top Gun’ Training Pilot Dead In Nevada Mountain Crash

By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times The pilot of a military plane that crashed in a mountainous region of northern Nevada was killed in the mishap, the Navy said Sunday. The plane, an F/A-18C Hornet on loan from the Marine Corps to the Navy for “Top Gun” pilot training, crashed Saturday afternoon east of the […]

March 3, 2014

Lone Survivor Found As Scores Killed In Algeria Plane Crash

Algiers (AFP) – A military aircraft carrying 103 people crashed in Algeria’s mountainous northeast Tuesday, with a sole survivor found from one of the country’s deadliest air disasters, security and emergency officials said. The C-130 Hercules aircraft, which crashed in the Oum El Bouaghi region, was carrying 99 passengers — soldiers and their families — […]

February 11, 2014